It Matters Who You Ask

Four-year-old: Does that have egg or peanut? Another four-year-old: No Four-year-old: Okay. (Accepts cracker) This actual conversation transpired nearly 5 years ago, between my son and his best preschool buddy, as I approached from another room. Fortunately the cracker in question was free of Zax’s allergens–but this was an important wake-up call for me. As a Read More …

15 Ways to Keep Allergic Loved Ones Safe

A Guide for the Family of the Food Allergic
If you have family coming for the holidays, there are always a lot of things to do. Is accommodating food allergies one of them? Food-allergic families are thankful for every safe meal–read below for 15 tips to make sure yours is something to be thankful for! Read More …

#MyTealThanks

Throughout the month of November, share your positive stories, tips, tidbits, and anecdotes about your life with food allergies using the hashtag #MyTealThanks. Post here in the comments, on Twitter or Instagram, or join the conversation on our new #MyTealThanks Facebook Group–a brand new place for sharing the positive side of food allergies! Read More …

Everything is going to be okay

Everything is going to be okay, really. I know, food allergies are tough, super hard. You wonder how you’re going to get through it. But you will and it will be your child’s normal. We like to say “Vigilance without Paranoia.” Do your due diligence, but don’t freak out in front of your kid. If Read More …